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Longman Anthology of World Literature 17th and 18th Centuries

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ISBN-10: 0321169808

ISBN-13: 9780321169808

Edition: 2004

Authors: David Damrosch, April Alliston, Marshall Brown, Sabry Hafez, Ursula K. Heise

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The editors of the anthology have sought to find economical ways to place texts within their cultural contexts, and have selected and grouped our materials in ways intended to foster connections and conversations across the anthology, between eras as well as regions. The anthology includes epic, lyric poetry, drama, and prose narrative, with many works in their entirety. Classic major authors are presented together with more recently recovered voices as the editors seek to suggest something of the full literary dialogue of each region and period. Engaging introductions, scholarly annotations, regional maps, pronunciation guides, and illustrations provide a supportive editorial setting. An…    
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List price: $52.60
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/3/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 720
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Theo D�haen is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at K.U. Leuven University, Belgium and has also worked in Holland, France and America. He is Editor-in-Chief of the European Review , and President of FILLM (Fédération Internationale de Langues et Littératures Modernes) 2008-2012.David Damrosch is Professor of Comparative Literature at Harvard University. A past president of the American Comparative Literature Association, he is the founding general editor of the six-volume Longman Anthology of World Literature (2004).Djelal Kadir is the Edwin Erle Sparks Professors of Comparative Literature at the Pennsylvania State University. He is the Founding President of the…    

17th and 18th Centuries
Cross-Currents: Courts and Commoners
The World the Mughals Made
Babur (1483-1530)
From The History of Babur
Jahangir (1569-1627)
From The Memoirs of Jahangir
Sauda (Urdu, 1713-1781)
How to Earn a Living in Hindustan
Mir Muhammad Taqi Mir (1723-1810), Selected Couplets
From The Autobiography
Barnarsidass, from Half a Tale (Hindi, 1641)
Chikamatsu Mon'Zaemon (1653-1725)
Love Suicide at Amijima (1712), a puppet play
Resonance: Hokuzumi Ozumi Ikan, Chikamatsu on the Art of Puppet Theatre
Ihara Saikaku (1642-1693)
From Japan's Eternal Storehouse (1688)
Cao Xueqin (1715-63)
From The Story of the Stone
Resonance: Shen Fu: from Six Records of a Floating Life
The Ottoman Empire
The Story of Leyl and Mejnan
Mihr? Hatun (d. 1506)
Fazul? (d. 1556)
Ned?m (1681-1730)
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1689-1762), The Turkish Embassy Letters
To Alexander Pope (1 April 1717)
To Sarah Chiswell (1 April 1717)
To Lady Mar (18 April 1717)
The Enlightenment in Europe
Jean Baptiste Poquelin [Moliare] (1622-1673)
The School for Wives
Perspectives: Court Culture and Female Authorship
Marie-Madeline Pioche de La Vergne, Comtesse de La Lafayette
The Countess of Tende
Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise de Sevigne
From Letters
Elisabeth Charlotte von Pfalz, Ducheese D'Orleans
From Letters
Madeleine de Scudery
From Clelie
Katherine Philips
Maria de Zayas y Sotomayor
From The Enchantments of Love: Amorous and Exemplary Novels
Ann Yearsley
To Mr. ****, an Unlettered Poet, on Genius Unimproved
Mary, Lady Chudleigh
From The Ladies Defence
Anne Finch, Countess of Winchilsea
The Introduction
Friendship between Ephelia and Ardelia
Aphra Behn (1640-1689), Oroonoko
Resonance: George Warren: from An Impartial Description of Surinam
Jonathan Swift (1667-1745)
The Lady's Dressing Room
Resonance: Lady Mary Wortley Montagu: The Reasons that Induced Dr. S to Write The Lady's Dressing Room
Verses on the Death of Dr. Swift
Gulliver's Travels, Part 4
A Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnhnms
Perspectives: Journeys In Search of the Self
Evliya elebi (1611-1684)
From The Book of Travels
Matsuo Basho (1644-94)
[Selected Hokku]
From Narrow Road to the Interior
Denis Diderot
From Supplement to the Voyage of Bougainville
Olaudah Equiano
From The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano
Charles de Secondat, Baron De la Br138>e et De Montesquieu
From Persian Letters
Francoise de Graffigny
From Letters of a Peruvian Woman